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cooperate. >> folks look forward to that. thank you very much. president obama did not back down to pointed questions during a news conference following the election. three issues cia sex scandal. the president says this drama has no bearing on national security. tax cuts, he says the nation cannot afford tax breaks for wealthyest americans and says anyone who has an issue with un ambassador susan rice, a possible choice for secretary of state should go after him not her. rice has come under skrut my on the handling of attacks on the u.s. embassy in ben dwaz gazy some republicans vowed to block the phone shall nomination. the president took a wide range of questions for nearly an hour and talk btd resignation of david petraeus and discovered -- discussed mandatory spending cuts and tax increases will take affect. >> top priority has to be jobs and growth. got to build on progresses we've made. we've got a growing, thriving middle class. >> republicans say they're willing to make a deal but are adammant taxes not increase. dow jones fell today on news a deal is not close. nancy pelosi says s
economy contracted for a second straight quarter. the wider eu, however, avoided the same fate, thanks mostly to last summer's olympics boost. >>> back on the street yesterday, selling picked up during president obama's media briefing about those upcoming tax cut negotiations. and today, we'll see the impact the fed has. chief ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. >>> before the bell this morning, walmart reported earnings that beat the street's estimates. retail sales dropped in october after three months of gains. >>> later today, bp is expected to announce it will pay the largest penalty in history to settle criminal and other claims from the 2010 gulf oil disaster. >>> the fda says over the past four years, 5-hour energy shots have been cited in the deaths of 13 people, this after last month's news tying monster energy drinks to five fatalities. >>> pizza chain papa john's is under fire after allegedly sending hundreds of thousands of unsolicited text messages to its customers. plaintiffs are seeking $250 million in a class-action lawsuit. >>> well, say it isn't so. twinkies gone by
to be fun in 2013. cheryl: thank you, scott. >> thanks guys. dennis: president obama touring new york, and the video of the president flying over far rockaway in queens. cheryl: the ceo on why he's liquiddating the company unless worngers return tonight. dennis: bp about to pay the largest fine in u.s. history to seetle this thing. cheryl: oil in the spotlight with more violation in the middle east hurting the contract today, and a little bit of a drop today. we'll be right back. dennis: stocks every 15 minutes. nicole, bp? >> big news on bp, actually agreeing to pay $4.5 billion to the u.s.. you remember back in tween, you remember the deepwater horizon disaster, the worst oil spill in the country's history, and this is a penalty, pleading guilty to gelny, misconduct, and he's the stock now, up one-tenth of 1%. it's a record fine topping that of $1.3 billion paid back in 2009 for marketing fraud, but what happened in the gulf over 87 days and 11 deaths so this is suffering that bp faces, back to you. cheryl: nicole, thank you very much. we appreciate it. it is time right now to make
market pick up. stuart: always a pleasure. thank you for joining us. president obama holds a news conference. the media does not go after him on benghazi or general petraeus. >> thank you, mr. president and congratulations, by the way. >> you were there when i was running for state senate. >> that is right. i was. i have never seen you lose. i wasn't looking that one time. [ laughter ] stuart: joining us now is tim graham of the media research center. i want your judgment on that press conference. i think the press was just simply warning that they are in love with a president obama second term. >> after months and months and months of obama stiff arming the press, this is their ferocity. you have a benghazi question from john kyle of abc and we got a benghazi question from ed henry at fox news. stuart: i will say the media is not doing its job. this lack of a follow-up. there is no desire to chase something down. it is just not there. i do not think it will change. >> that would be the concern. the obvious question in this press conference yesterday, if we are going to advance th
you're countersued, i guess, works. >> thank you. gerri: president obama taking his first look at the devastation superstar sandy inflicted on new york city. he took a helicopter tour the above sections of queens and staten island ravaged by floods and fires. the tour included breezy point, waterfront community in queens where 100 homes were burned to the ground. obama the net with people waiting in line at an emergency response center in s.i. one girl who said her house was on liveable told the president he should have been there a long time reel. another man in front of his right, agreed saying, he's grateful for the visit, but wasted at happen sooner. obama travel to new jersey on halloween with governor chris christie to be with recovery efforts there. many cynics point to the claims that christie's endorsement of obama's efforts was a turning point in the election this year. more to come. the latest on a nightmare for thousands of travelers today and next as president obama me to see as a big corporations. small business leaders are feeling ignored and worried about the fu
. thank you so much. >> all right. >> president obama is moments away from lifting off for new york city. he's headed to staten island. he will be thanking their first responders. take a look at the recovery efforts that are ongoing. governor kwau moe asked for $30 billion from the government to help recover. 43 people died in new york city as a result of the storm. 23 on staten island alone. look, if you have copd like me, you know it can be hard to breathe, and how that feels. copd includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema. spiriva helps control my copd symptoms by keeping my airways open for 24 hours. plus, it reduces copd flare-ups. spiriva is the only once-daily inhaled copd maintenance treatment that does both. spiriva handihaler tiotropium bromide inhalation powder does not replace fast-acting inhalers for sudden symptoms. tell your doctor if you have kidney problems, glaucoma, trouble urinating, or an enlarged prostate. these may worsen with spiriva. discuss all medicines you take, even eye drops. stop taking spiriva and seek immediate medical help if your breathing suddenly wors
. >> thanks to president obama for the confidence -- >> reporter: david petraeus no longer heads the cia, but he's volunteered to testify this week to congressional benghazi hearings as new details emerge about the e-mails that helped end petraeus' career. >> he's provided this country an extraordinary service. >> reporter: speaking for the first time about the scandal wednesday, president obama praised petraeus for extraordinary service saying he's seen no signs of a national security breach over the course of the investigation. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i've seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would've had negative impact on our national security. >> reporter: republican senators brushed off that scandal calling the attack on benghazi far more important. >> there's the weird and the strange and the human failings in one camp. and there is a legitimate question about national security being breached in the other camp. >> reporter: meanwhile, paula broadwell remained at her brother's home in washington on wednesday still not talking. but off
on. leland. thank you very much. gregg: president obama is set it welcome members of congress for talks in keeping america from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. we'll take a look whether there's a deal in the works for not. is it a fair and balanced deal? we'll debate it next. >> if you look closely what the president had to say and look closely what i've had to say, you know, there are no barriers here to sitting down and beginning to work through this process ♪ [ male announcer ] jill and her mouth have lived a great life. but she has some dental issues she's not happy about. so i introduced jill to crest pro-health for life. selected for people over 50. pro-health for life is a toothpaste that defends against tender, inflamed gums, sensitivity and weak enamel. conditions people over 50 experience. crest pro-health for life. so jill can keep living the good life. crest. life opens up when you do. changed my life.aids so jill can keep living the good life. i feel so much younger. my husband was able to hear little things again, like the laughter of our grandkids. it's
happens. thank you. >> all right. >>> president obama got a firsthand look today at parts of new york that were hardest hit by superstorm sandy. thousands of new yorkers, yes, thousands of new yorkers still don't have power two and a half weeks after sandy hit. the storm is raising serious questions about the government's response, even bigger questions about weather patterns, at least for some. let's bring in our white house correspondent brianna keilar -- actually, brianna is not yet available i'm told. but we do expect to get her up soon. we'll speak to brianna keilar momentarily. we'll also have a quick check of some of the day's other top stories. that's coming up including mitt romney, did he hurt himself with gaffes during his presidential campaign? is he hurting the republican party right now with his latest comments, the louisiana governor, bobby jindal, he's standing by to join us live. (splashing)... (child screaming underwater)... (underwater noises). >>> we've reconnected with brianna keilar, our white house correspondent, brianna keilar, is watching what's going on in ne
points. martha, thank you very much. >>> that question to president obama about ambassador rice came from jonathan karl, who joined in on the press conference. and joins us now with more. questions on all of the big issues. but much of the focus on that looming fiscal cliff january 1st. >> reporter: that's right, george. the president will meet with congressional leaders tomorrow. he used that press conference to lay out very bright lines on where he stands on taxes and the fiscal cliff. holding his first news conference since winning re-election, the president took a hard line on his bottom line. there will be no budget deal without raising taxes on the wealthy. >> when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further a tax cut for folks who don't need it, which would cost close to $1 trillion. >> reporter: in his previous efforts to strike a so-called grand bargain with speaker of the house john boehner, the president proposed $800 billion in new tax revenues. but now, he is seeking twice that. $1.6 trillion in new taxes over the next ten years. that's a bitter pill
that speaker boehner will work with president obama into resolving this situation. thank you, mr. speaker. and i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from pennsylvania seek recognition? >> request unanimous consent to address the house for one minute and to revise and extend. the speaker pro tempore: without objection, so ordered. thompson thompson -- mr. thompson: mr. speaker, i rise to recognize mr. dave white, chief of the natural resource conservation service at the u.s. department of agriculture. after a career with nrcs that spanned nearly four decades, this week he announced his plans to retire. chief white has spent his career working toward improving the land management policies and practices. over the years, dave has been an indispensible resource of experience and knowledge, from helping to craft the 2008 farm bill conservation title to his leadership in implementing these programs at the nrcs. dave's work has helped the nation achieve the shared objectives for sustaining agriculture an
claims are stacking up. we're looking at losses of 6 to $12 billion. this all coming as president obama visits damage here in new york to see the recovery efforts. with me now is david williams, president of the taxpayers protection alliance. david, thanks so much for coming on the show. what do you make of all this? what happens if fema runs out of money? >> well, if fema runs out of money, don't worry, people will be helped. what is going to happen. congress is going to step in. they will make sure fema gets the money. what happens after that what we really don't know, how does fema pay the money back to the federal government. really it is only borrowing the money. that's what they did in katrina. they borrowed up to $20 billion. they blew through 18 billion in katrina. they have 3 billion left and 2.9 billion left. that will go through so quickly in new york and new jersey we're running up to a he had did line here. melissa: when i hear them say they will run out of money does it make a difference? it is your money, my money our audience's money. it is taxpayer dollars. what differe
island, president obama offers words of consolation to locals and thanks volunteers. we expect to hear some comments from president obama. we'll stay here live. we'll also let you know that we are expecting a news briefing coming up at about 2:00 p.m. eastern from the attorney general, eric holder. this is in relation to the settlement announced today b.p. oil's paying $4.5 billion fine, settlement, in the case for the gulf coast oil spill. that news conference is scheduled for 2:00 p.m. eastern. we hope to take you there live. >> as you can see in that mob of folks from staten island and reporters the president is actually in new york. he came up just a bit earlier today and started his afternoon in new york with a helicopter tour above some flooded and burned out sections of queens and staten island. he made an aerial tour over the neighborhood that included the breezy point community where roughly 100 homes were burned in a massive fire during the storm. >> live here on staten island waiting to hear possible comments by president obama who's been touring parts of queens and staten i
this you'll be able to buy with that check. >> roberta, thank you so much. >>> and coming up in our next half hour, president obama's first news conference since winning his second term. his response to the attack in libya, the "fiscal cliff," and the cia scandal. >>> nancy pelosi says she plans to remain in her current role. the question from a reporter though that brought boos. >> the email trail brought the cia scandal to light. how you can cover your tracks like "mission: impossible." ,,,,,,,,,,,, [ crickets chirping ] [ traffic passing ] ♪ [ music box: lullaby ] [ man on tv, indistinct ] ♪ [ lullaby continues ] [ baby coos ] [ man announcing ] millions are still exposed to the dangers... of secondhand smoke... and some of them can't do anything about it. ♪ [ continues ] [ gasping ] after me." now at 6:30: the president faces rapid-fire questions t his first fu >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> senator mccain and senator graham and others if they want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> now at 6:30 the president faces rapid fire questions at h
is the first hindu in congress. >>> both president obama was offering hugs and support today, as he visited one of those neighborhoods hardest hit by super storm sandy. he thanked the first time responders that accounted for nearly half of new york's casualties. >> i'm proud of you, new york. you guys are tough, you bounce back just as america always bounces back. the same is going to be true this time out. >> new york's governor plans to request some $30 billion in federal aid to help with the rebuild. fema currently only has about $8 billion available, but they intend to ask congress for more. in the meantime closer to home, plans to rebuild the ocean city board walk should be finished right on schedule. that's despite hurricane sandy. they tell the daily times of southbury that the project only lost two days because of the storm. the rebuilding is expected to be done in april. the progress involves rebuilding board walk and 15th street. >>> took a little walk outside today, refreshing, a little cool, but refreshing. >> it wasn't windy. >> no. >> temporary. >> yeah, i like that. >> you know i
afternoon, saturday evening, sun arizona rain, and a break -- sunday rain, and a break. >> thank you, steve. >>> 19 minutes before #. happening now, president obama is on his way to the new york city area, which is still trying to recover from super storm sandy. you can see the president there walking across the tarmac, waving to people there. the president is about to fly to jfk airport in new york city. he's expected to get there in about an hour. flying directly out of air force one, and traveling to staten island, an area hit hard by the super storm sandy. the president plans to survey the damage from super storm sandy and the recent nor'easter, he will meet with families affected by the storms, like he did two weeks ago in new jersey, where these pictures are from. governor cuomo said he will ask for $30 billion in federal aid. and people are still without power after two and a half weeks. >>> the fda has reports of 13 deaths that could be linked to a caffeinated energy drink. the fda says there is no evidence linking five hour energy drinks to the deaths, but in each case, it is cited
was together, then she and john boehner and barack obama can work together. >> jennifer: with all these slings and arrows, she knows it's not about her. >> that's the biggest lesson in politics, you have to be bigger than yourself. >> jennifer: christine, thank you so much, my dear. up next, hunger is everywhere even where you least expect it. after the break we're going to visit an elementary school that is trying to feed the need in an unlikely county. part of our series on hunger. it's a story that you'll only find in the war room on current tv. [ boy 1 ] hey! that's the last crescent. oh, did you want it? yea we'll split it. [ female announcer ] made fresh, so light buttery and flakey. that's half that's not half! guys, i have more! thanks mom [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin the saying easy as pie? i get it now. just unroll it fill, top, bake, and present. that must have taken you forever! it was really tough. [ female announcer ] pillsbury pie crust. let the making begin [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> jennifer: one in five kids in our count
to look at the damage and to thank first responders who risked their lives last month. later this evening president obama will host the cast and crew of the movie "lincoln" for a screening at the white house. he is coming off a very important news conference yesterday. not only was this the first since his re-election, it was also the first he's held in eight months. several reporters did want to talk about the general petraeus scandal, of course but the president fortunately did get to spend a lot of time on the fiscal cliff which is what he was hoping for. while left room for a compromise by not taking a hard, red line on taxes he did say that he will not extend cuts for the rich. >> obama: when it comes to the top 2%, what i'm not going to do is to extend further tax cut for folks who don't need it which would cost close to a trillion dollars. >> senate democrats are hoping he will stick to that claim and not compromise. with republicans they're asking the president not to cave in on talks over the fiscal clif
of the leader of hamas' military ring. >> thank you very much for the update. >>> a defiant president obama making it clear he is ready to rumble with the republicans. the president drawing two big lines in the sand in his first news conference since winning re-election. first on taxes and the fiscal cliff. >> but what i'm not going to do is to extend bush tax cuts for the wealthiest 2% that we can't afford and, according to economists, will have the least positive impact on our economy. >> the president also coming to the defense of susan rice, the u.s. ambassador to the united nations, who just a few days after the attack as you recall said violence on the u.s. consulate in benghazi began as a spontaneous protest against an anti-islam film. two top-ranking republicans are vowing to block rice's nomination if she is picked to be the next secretary of state. the president firing back with a rare flash of anger. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >> white house correspondent dan lothian, live from washington this morning. it's
closed that place down. >> robert baer, former cia operative. thank you so much for joining us today. >>> in the next hour, president obama will head to new york to meet families trying to recover from superstorm sandy. will he visit staten island, one of the hardest hit areas, and take an aerial tour. he will also meet with city officials, first responders and f fema staff. this will be the president's first time touring the region in new york. he he will be joined by new york governor andrew cuomo and mayor michael bloomberg and members of his cabinet. >>> former republican nominee, mitt romney now claiming the president won re-election by giving gifts to after r african-americans, hispanics and younger voters. this is how romney explained his loss in a phone call to some of his top donors. >> the president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> those comments aren't sitting well with some republicans, notably former romney surrogate,
. >> thank you very much. >> the fourth annual washington ideas form is happening this week. topics include plastic selection of what to expect if president obama prepares for his second term. next, we are from massachusetts congressman, barney frank of the house financial services ranking member. from the museum, this is 20 minutes. >> congressman barney frank in his last term as congressman and enter by sorkin, do they too failed and the dealbreaker column in "the new york times" and on cnbc -- what is there? i watch it every day. and we have half of doctrine care. >> thank you and thank you for being here. there's about a hundred things for us to talk about them it is a very short amount of time. i want to get into issues related to wall street, but given the watercooler conversation seems to always be a blast from the 72 hours, jenna petraeus and this -- the real housewives of alabama. under the floor to tell us your thoughts. >> having for a long time argued that my sex life with some of the public's business, i extend the same courtesy to general petraeus and to general alan the notio
. jonathan, thanks for joining us. >> good to be here. >> first thing i'm interested in is the market seemed to be surprised that obama won. is the market waking up and realizing he was reelected? >> i think it was less of a surprise but a dose of reality hitting. i think the pundits had it going a lot of different ways. but the real question is what happens next and that's what's got the markets scared. which is the fiscal cliff and the long term stability of the ability of people to work together. >> it seems like the conventional wisdom, mostle polls showed the president would win, most of the pundits from the state up level suggested that. i would have said that's going to happen and we'll be right back to the fiscal cliff problem. it seems like could you have gain this had out on the monday before if not a week earlier. >> i think most of us who look at long terp trends say what does it mean not for the next couple of months because that's the real news story, but the real investment story is what does this mean two, three, five years down the road. you're looking at interest rates at a
to decide the next work week james'. >> thank you erica. here at kron 4 news from live pictures from capitol hill and nomination hearings for the general. the zero is being general is being asked questions here at the podium. president obama has chosen him to lead in afghanistan. >> done for said he intends to keep counter terrorism in afghanistan--dumford. he is slated to replace the general john allen. >> general allan is caught up in the p theetreaus sex scandal. >> and rocket kills three israelis along the gaza strip. israeli warplanes are bombing targets in and around cause the city for the retaliation of the missile strikes. militants now control about the strip and continue to fire at israelis. there was a rocket hitting tel aviv but no one was injured. >> this is not escalating tension between egypt and israel. president obama has spoken to the egyptian president and israeli prime minister. >> in bay area news a federal judge has ordered oakland to negotiate with lawyers who want an outside receiver to control the police department. appointment of a receiver would make oakland the na
the appointment of a select committee. host: we will hear president obama's response to criticism. our question first is, how confident are you in a white house national security team? our first caller is from the democrats' line. caller: thank you for taking my call. i appreciate all the things c- span does. there are not enough people bringing issues like this to light. i am the father of two young the marines. things like this really get my attention. it seems like as the information comes out about this more and more each day, it is more and more questions. people have to stop and look at this for the good of the nation. there are way too many things that do not meet the eye. i think yesterday the president got a free ride on questioning this in front of the american people. today this will go behind closed doors. it will classify everything as top secret. we will never know the truth. host: what would answer your questions? caller: i do not know if it is possible to do that because of the media. there is not enough real reporting going on. i do not mean to be negative about this. if you tu
leaders and push them forward as a move up, our selves -- we move up, ourselves now. >> thank you all of you for being here. we will see you down the road. [applause] nancy pelosi is announcing right now she is running for leadership. >> in a few moments, president obama's conference this afternoon. a little less than an hour from now, house speaker john boehner. followed by nancy pelosi saying she wants to continue her party in the house. senators at both parties talk about the elections. a committee holds a hearing tomorrow morning on general at joesph dunford replace and general john allen. the miami book fair international is live this weekend with two days of nonfiction books. featured authors include bill and a look at opher hitchens. try us live with exclusive author chats on facebook. president obama spoke with reporters for a little less than an hour today. this was his first news conference since earlier this year. >> good afternoon, everybody. please have a seat. i hear you have some questions for me. but let me just make a few remarks at the top and then i'll open it up. f
and john boehner and barack obama can work together. >> jennifer: with all these slings and arrows, she knows it's not about her. >> that's the biggest lesson in politics, you have to be bigger than yourself. >> jennifer: christine, thank you so much, my dear. up next, hunger is everywhere even where you least expect it. after the break we're going to visit an elementary school that is trying to feed the need in an unlikely county. part of our series on hunger. it's a story that you'll when we think of hunger we often picture people in the third world. >> many americans don't realize that the problem exists right here in our own country. >> it's an issue that ultimately effects each and every one of us. >> thats why current is stepping up. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >>... feeding the needy. >> for an entire week we'll explore hunger, malnutrition even obesity. >> ... and offer solutions. >> so join us here at current tv where together, we'll feed the needy. >> brought to you by the all new doge dart. >> doge: new rules. [ ♪ theme music
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